Army chief briefs J&K Governor on security situation

Srinagar: Chief of Army Staff General V K Singh today met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and briefed him about the overall security situation in the state.

"The Army chief briefed the Governor about the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the emerging threats on certain fronts," an official spokesman said after the meeting.

They also discussed issues pertaining to infiltrations from across the Line of Control and International Border during their one-and-a-half hour meeting, he said.

Vohra also praised the role of Army, Border Roads Organisation and others for their works in the wake of the cloudburst disaster in Ladakh.

Earlier, CRPF Director General Vikram Srivastava called on the Governor at Raj Bhavan and briefed him about various issues relating to the role and responsibility of the paramilitary force.

The Governor reiterated his concern about the loss of human life during protest demonstrations.